Category Archives: Immigration

Will Trump Declare Victory on Tariffs and Go Home?

In case you haven’t heard, Il Trumpe has decided that June 10, Mexico will be hit with a tariff… because of immigration (boldface mine): President Donald Trump’s vow to impose new tariffs on Mexican imports risks sabotaging not just his … Continue reading

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‘Catch And Release’: Losing The Rhetorical War On Immigration

What worries me about the politics of immigration is that the notion that the choices are between completely ‘open borders’ and Trump’s brutality. Dan Nexon puts it very clearly: Given that *no* Democrat is going to advocate ending all restrictions … Continue reading

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Shaming Works

I’m old enough to remember when yelling at people who are responsible for keeping babies in cages would cost Democrats the 2018 elections (boldface mine): The official called the current situation at the border, which is experiencing the highest number … Continue reading

Posted in Basic Human Decency, Conservatives, Immigration, Resistance Rebellion And Death

’24’-ing Immigration: The Sicario Edition

Il Trumpe tweeted this: That was in response to this unverified Washington Examiner story about finding MUSLIMANIAN PRAYER RUGS11!!!11 near the Mexico-Texas order (boldface mine): Ranchers and farmers near the U.S.-Mexico border have been finding prayer rugs on their properties … Continue reading

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The Most Harmful–For Stephen Miller–Thing About That Politico Piece

If you haven’t read it yet, elite racist and White House official Stephen Miller’s uncle takes Miller to task over his disgusting views on immigrants. It’s powerful and well-written, but, arguably, the most damaging thing to Miller is that it … Continue reading

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It’s Lucy With The Football Time: The Immigration Edition

No one could have possibly seen this coming (boldface mine): Mitch McConnell is taking the reins of an immigration debate that may prompt a fix for “Dreamers” — or quickly spiral out of control… But McConnell does want strong GOP … Continue reading

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Alejandro No, Alexy Yes?

It doesn’t appear that Republicans are going to lose their shit over this version of the ‘anchor baby’ story (boldface mine): Lured by the charm of little Havana or the glamour of South Beach, some 15 million tourists visit Miami … Continue reading

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